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Boondoggle

Boondoggle

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When:

  • Wed 30 Jul ’14, 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Thu 31 Jul ’14, 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Fri 1 Aug ’14, 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Sat 2 Aug ’14, 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Sun 3 Aug ’14, 10:00am – 5:00pm

Where:

re.SPACE, 176 Victoria Street Te Aro, Wellington

Restrictions:

All Ages

Website:

re.SPACE

This solo contemporary jewellery exhibition by Sandra Schmid starts July 30 at re.SPACE.

In 'boondoggle' Sandra explores the multiple facets of identity and the human urge to belong as a basic motivation for wearing jewellery. For centuries jewellery has been a mark of social status or a statement of identity. The work in this exhibition explores a change in identity informed by the loss of transitions and imbued with multiculturalism. Schmid moved to New Zealand from Germany with her family 8 years ago.

'Boondoggle' refers to work which may not be of any real value for the community but is of personal importance and meaning. Jewellery provides symbols for status and/or identity. It may give the wearer a sense of belonging or sentimental connection independent of its value.

Sandra is in her final year of studies towards a Bachelor of Applied Arts at Whitireia in Porirua. Last year she received the Award of Excellence from the Jewellery Industry Association.

Schmid will give an artist talk on Sunday August 3 at 1pm.

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